Hooke Court – an article by Sophie Bassett, Year 11

Hooke Court – an article by Sophie Bassett, Year 11

  • October 11, 2018

This year was the fifth year the school has ran the Hooke Court trip, for the new students to build friendships, build confidence and build bonds with their teachers. I remember my own experience. Anxiously waiting in the hall for the coach to come and then

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Sixth Form Waterpark trip

Sixth Form Waterpark trip

  • September 20, 2018

  Team building part 1 On Tuesday 18th September, 41 of our students in both years 12 and 13 had an action packed afternoon at The Dorset Waterpark. There were certainly many highs with photographic evidence to prove just that! Fantastic effort from all participants and

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Dorset Echo article – Students from The Purbeck School visit Cambridge University

Dorset Echo article – Students from The Purbeck School visit Cambridge University

  • September 19, 2018

In the first week of term, 18 ‘high attainers and performers’ from Years 9 and 11 took a three-day residential trip to Downing College at Cambridge University. Read the full Dorset Echo article at the link below: https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/ 16882247.students-from-the-purbeck- school-visit-cambridge-university/

A-Level Geography trip to Corfe Castle

A-Level Geography trip to Corfe Castle

  • July 4, 2018

A-Level Geography trip to Corfe Castle turned from a trip studying changing places to a trip studying hazards in the space of an hour…..even had our photo’s used by the BBC! http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/16331707.firefighters-tackling-fire-on-hillside-in-corfe-castle/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/localnews/2636445-swanage/0#pinnedpost_5b3c8cbc84181e068d1b91f3 https://mobile.twitter.com/purbeck_geog/status/1014430026736029697

Belgium and France 2018

Belgium and France 2018

  • May 16, 2018

Our history trip to Belgium and France was, without question, one that we will never forget. I can confidently say that both our hearts and minds were touched by this incredible experience and I’m sure that it will stay with us long after we leave The

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The Purbeck School Ski Trip – St Anton, Austria

The Purbeck School Ski Trip – St Anton, Austria

  • April 18, 2018

This was the biggest school ski trip The Purbeck School had ever undertaken. So, with slight trepidation 79 students and 9 members of staff set off on the 23 hour journey through France and Germany towards our destination Austria. After an exhausting journey we were greeted

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History and RE Trip to London

History and RE Trip to London

  • January 19, 2018

45 year 9 students completed a busy and adventurous day trip to London, to support their History and RE studies. They started by visiting Neasden Temple, the largest Hindu temple in Europe. This inspiring building is hand-carved from 28,000 pieces of marble! The students experienced an

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Year 11 visit to Merton College, Oxford

Year 11 visit to Merton College, Oxford

  • December 4, 2017

On Tuesday last week, some year 11 students had the opportunity to experience life on an Oxford University Campus, Merton College. Set in the middle of Oxford city centre but surrounded by beautiful gardens and grounds, Merton College is a picturesque and prestigious place to attend

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The Purbeck School Kenya 2019 Expedition

The Purbeck School Kenya 2019 Expedition

  • October 23, 2017

Following the success of this summer’s expedition it is very exciting to be offering our Year 10, 11 and 12 students the opportunity to travel to Kenya with Camps International during the summer of 2019. Here students will be working on a range of sustainable and

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